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Learn How To Organize Your Codebase With Software Design Principles

Learn How To Organize Your Codebase With Software Design Principles

While learning how to code, you'll eventually start building bigger and more complex projects — which is exciting, but it can also introduce new challenges.

Code can be delicate. You’ve spent months working on your app, adding functions here and there. But the code is getting messy, and it’s getting harder to make changes. Can this application be saved?

The answer is yes. By following the foundational principles of software design, you can keep your code flexible, make updates easier, and minimize the time you spend debugging — and we'll show you how in our new course: Learn Software Design Principles.

Who is it right for?

Learn Software Design Principles is perfect for learners looking to deepen their understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and other design principles to better organize their code.

Learning these principles is also a must for anyone pursuing a career in development, as you'll need them to work with professional-level codebases and collaborate with other developers. Plus, being familiar with these principles will help you stand out as a strong candidate during your job search.

What will you learn from the new course?

In Learn Software Design Principles, we'll cover the conventions professional developers follow to keep their software versatile and adaptable in the face of constantly evolving user needs. By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the YAGNI, KISS, and DRY acronyms
  • Recognize the benefits of using OOP in an app
  • Identify UML's usage in software design
  • Articulate each SOLID principle's role in software design
  • Compare and contrast common design and architectural patterns

Ready to get started? Check out Learn Software Design Principles!

Get more practice, more projects, and more guidance.

Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson is a Content Marketing Associate at Codecademy with a background in writing about technology.

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